Composite decking, from brands such as Trex and TimberTech, is made from a blend of recycled plastic (polyethylene, polypropylene, or PVC) mixed with wood fibers (like wood chips or sawdust). Not only does the durable synthetic material resist warping, it also holds strong against rot and insect infestations.
The original and still most common decking option, wood is natural, strong, easy to install and feels good under bare feet. But it also requires an annual cleaning .
Eagle Building Solutions delves into wood decks, composite decks, and polymer decks to explain which is best deck material for your needs in Lancaster, PA.
Choosing the perfect deck material. Pressure-treated (P.T.) wood. Pressure-treated lumber is the most commonly used decking material. Cedar. Make sure to purchase heartwood to ensure uniformity of wood grain. Redwood. Make sure to purchase heartwood to ensure uniformity of wood grain. Ipe. Composite. Vinyl. Euro-tile.
Before you build, remember to take time to compare different decking materials. You always wanna make sure you get the best bang for your budget. [MUSIC] .